Definition of downwind in English:

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Pronunciation: /daʊnˈwɪnd/

adverb& adjective

In the direction in which the wind is blowing: [as adverb]: warnings were issued to people living downwind of the fire [as adjective]: downwind landings
More example sentences
  • But we were on the weather side and the rocks and ashes had been blowing downwind and we weren't on that side of the volcano.
  • We even skip the 2:15 start time given our ability to stay put and not get blown downwind.
  • And so in Tasmania we have no significant detriment in the downwind direction.

Words that rhyme with downwind

Lind, prescind, rescind, Sind, upwind, wind

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